Development of tools for the
specification, analysis and verification of complex systems (e.g., biochemical systems, financial systems, programming languages, software applications).
Programming languages: Types, Semantics, Security.
Rewrite-based computation models: term and graph rewriting, lambda-calculus, interaction nets.
Software Systems Group
Current and recent projects:
Matching Algorithms, with Rangewell and
TapSW, funded by Innovate UK.
Dynamic Access Control, funded by EOARD and University of Texas
PORGY - Interactive Analysis and Visualisation of Port Graph Rewriting Systems, with INRIA and University of Bordeaux.
Dependent types for nominal terms, Royal Society International Joint Project (with University ORT Uruguay).
Logic and Computation - Rewriting Corner
Journal of Automated Reasoning Special Issue on Linearity
LMCS Special Issue - RTA/TLCA 2015
CSL 2020 28th EACSL Annual Conference on Computer Science Logic. 13-16 January 2020. Barcelona. PC co-chair.
FSCD 2020 5th Int Conference on Formal Structures for Computation and Deduction. July 2020, Paris. PC member.
WRLA 2020 13th International Workshop on Rewriting Logic and its Applications, ETAPS. Dublin, April 2020. PC member.
AMINSE 2019 Fourth International Conference on
Applications of Mathematics and Informatics in Natural Sciences and Engineering, 23-26 September 2019, Tbilisi. Invited Speaker.
Thirty-Fourth Annual ACM/IEEE Symposium on
Logic in Computer Science (LICS)
24–27 June 2019, Vancouver. PC member
WPTE 2019 6th International Workshop on Rewriting Techniques for
Program Transformations and Evaluation. Affiliated with FSCD.
GCM 2019 Int. Workshop on Graph Computation Models, affiliated with 12th International Conference on Graph Transformation. July 2019. Eindhoven. PC member.
LSFA Workshop on Logical and Semantic Frameworks, with Applications. SC member.
HOTSOS 2019 Symposium and Bootcamp on the Science of Security - Hot Topics in the Science of Security (HotSoS). 2-3 April 2019, Nashville, USA. PC member.
BigDataSecurity 2019 5th IEEE International Conference on Big Data Security and Privacy (BigDataSecurity 2019), 19-21 May 2019, Washington DC. PC member.
IFIP Working Group 1.6 on Rewriting.
TERMGRAPH, a bi-anual series of Int. Workshops. SC member.
IFCoLog Advisory Board
EAPLS PhD Awards
Current and former PhD Students:
Washington de Carvalho Segundo,
Jesus Dominguez Alvarez,
Ana Cristina Rocha Oliveira,
Programming Language Design (5CCS2PLD). Book:
Programming Languages and Operational Semantics: A Concise Overview
Computation Models (6CCS3COM). Book: Models of computation - An introduction to computability theory.